For the second time in two months, Minnesota has stopped testing because of distributed denial-of-service attacks, and Pearson's system was disrupted.
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May 14, 2015
May 04, 2015
Problems with common-core-aligned exams mirror those in Montana and Nevada, but the Associated Press reports that the glitches are not as severe as in other states.
April 24, 2015
Few Californians believe their schools administer too many standardized tests, according to a new poll, which also found that knowledge about the common-core standards is weak.
March 03, 2015
"It's not a problem [the district itself] can fix," said a spokeswoman for the 260,000-student Broward County district regarding early Florida testing problems.
November 03, 2014
Superintendent John White announces that students in elementary and middle school will take the exam on paper, rather than on computer, this academic year.
November 03, 2014
In addition to the paper-only announcement, Superintendent John White also said the English/language arts portion of the test for students in grades 3-8 would be shortened.
October 10, 2014
With the spring 2015 deadline for implementing online testing drawing near, some Michigan administrators are expressing last-minute concerns about the technological readiness of their schools.
October 02, 2014
State laws have not kept pace with the growth of computerized testing, leaving unaddressed the potential for new types of cheating, according to a new report from ACT.
July 22, 2014
A recent acquisition by ACT and a merger of two global companies reinforce just how competitive the ed-tech market has become.
February 19, 2014
Planning, investments, and training will be key to successfully administering online Common Core exams, a new report says.